Skype is the most trusted name when it comes to audio and video calls from more than a decade. Moreover, it helps you to share files easily while you are on the call and share your screen on desktops to other people on the call. Microsoft provides Skype installed with the Windows on your system. You can always record calls on Skype and now you can also share your Phone screen.
Skype announced that screen share is going to be available for its smartphone apps too. It was very much anticipated to be with a similar interface as one for desktop. This feature has been of great help to help user with troubleshooting an error on their system. Moreover, it has been used by people to watch the shows together in real time sitting at different places.
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System Requirements to Use it-
Now, you get a feature of screen share on your smartphones with latest update. Transformation of Skype is about to bring a lot of user strength back to its use. There are a number of apps available which offer screen mirroring for both Android and iOS devices. A lot of people use one app for communicating and another app for sharing screens on phone.
- iOS version 12 and above.
- Android 6.0 and above.
Skype app: Latest versions for your smartphones can be downloaded from the official site, get it here.
Skype account – If you don’t have a Skype account, create one now, it is simple to get an account with your email id.
Later you can sync your contacts and get to make calls, text, share files and share screen with them.
Steps to Share Your Phone Screen on Skype
In a very simple and easy way, you can share the screen of your phone. It can be anything from Android to Android or iPhone or vice versa. This works for all smartphones which meet all required specifications.
NOTE: Others get informed when you start recording the call.
It’s very simple to shares screen between your smartphones now.
- Launch the app.
- Log in and choose a contact to make a call.
- Tap on a video call, once person joins.
- Go to Bottom Right and tap on “…”.
- Choose Share Screen option.
- Now you will notice an icon and Sharing Screen along with stop screen on top of screen in call.
- People in the call can now see your activity on your phone screen.
As you can see in the images, I have moved back to the page on the phone. Same can be seen on my friend’s phone on the next image.
We think Skype has opened a door of possibility to gain popularity in coming days, as it’s constantly working on making work easier for users by providing amazing features. Screen share option on mobiles is one major change. Help your Mom with online shopping while on Skype call or get into a meeting from anywhere now. Other than this, Skype has also worked on making the call experience on smartphones better. Now one tap will make the call control options appear or disappear and double-tap removes everything else. This makes looking at your screen more convenient during Skype Call.
Try this feature now and share your experience in the comments section below, are you as delighted as we are?